4,024 visitors | 184 exhibitors | 75 speakers


The launch of Compounding World Expo and Plastics Recycling World Expo in 2018 in Essen, Germany received an overwhelming positive response from the plastics industry. The co-located events created a marketplace for stakeholders from across the supply chain to make new connections, source innovative technology and grow their business. Attendees came away from this event energised from 2 days of networking and learning.  

The exhibition hosted over 180 exhibitors demonstrating their latest technology and services from every part of the plastics supply chain from raw materials to end-of-life solutions. Visitors had a combined purchasing budget of over €4.6 billion. 

 
Exhibitors included:
JSW The Japan Steel Works

Japan Steel Works Europe GmbH (JSW Europe) located in Dusseldorf, Germany is a subsidiary company of The Japan Steel Works, Ltd. JSW Europe sells Twin Screw Extruder with the optimum solution for customer’s challenging target such as improving quality, increasing throughput, energy saving and so on. We find and provide the solution through the performance trials using Twin Screw Extruder in JSW Europe Extrusion Technical Center. 

In order to determine the optimum solution, JSW Europe Extrusion Technical Center does the discussion with customers to hear their actual issue and pick up the tool of solution from lots of experience. The parent company “The Japan Steel Works, Ltd. (JSW)” was founded by the Japanese government in 1907 as a joint venture among two British firms and one Japanese company. 

Through over 110 years, JSW has continued to respond the customer’s needs and develop various technology. JSW established a local business office in 1969 in order to join the European area business and support the customers in Europe.  The office became a local subsidiary in 2012, then we have expanded our activities in Europe as “Japan Steel Works Europe GmbH” till today.



Conference


Running alongside the exhibition was the Compounding World Expo and Plastics Recycling World Expo conference, where speakers demonstrated their expertise on the biggest issues facing the industry and their predictions for the future. 

Speakers included:

 



Attending companies


These are just some of the hundreds of compounders, processors, recyclers, end-users and brand-owners that were represented in 2018:

Acteco ● Akro Plastic ● Ampacet ● APK ● Asahi Kasei ● Attero ● Autoneum ● Avery Dennison ● Bemis ● Berry Alloc ● Bic ● Bischof + Klein ● Cofresco ● Coca Cola ● Decathlon ● Deltacom Electronics ● DS Smith ● Electrolux ● Galloo Plastics ● Huhtamaki ● Inno-Comp ● Innovia Films ● Interseroh ● Johnson & Johnson ● KraftHeinz ● Lego ● Leoni ● LyondellBasell ● Mars Confectionery ● Mauser Packaging ● Nespresso ● Nestlé ● Nexans ● Oerlikon ● PolyOne ● ProAmpac ● Profine ● Reckitt Benckiser ● Rehau ● Renolit ● Röchling ● RPC-BPI ● Sabic ● Schur Flexibles ● Sogapol ● Taghleef ● Tarkett ● TE Connectivity ● Tetra Pak ● Unilever ● Veka ● Veolia ● Wavin ● and many more

 

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Essen 2018 highlights video